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25 . Jul . 2017
Impermeable to Liquids and Gases

Thanks to the suberin and ceroids contained in the cell walls, cork is practically impermeable to liquids and gases. Its resistance to moisture enables it to age without deteriorating.

29 . Dec . 2017
Impermeable to Liquids and Gases

Thanks to the suberin and ceroids contained in the cell walls, cork is practically impermeable to liquids and gases. Its resistance to moisture enables it to age without deteriorating.

05 . Jan . 2018
Facts and Curiosities 25 . Jul . 2017
Facts and Curiosities
What is cork?

Cork is the bark of the Cork Oak tree (Quercus suber L). It is a completely natural raw material, with unique properties which give it an unrivalled character. It is light, impermeable to liquids and gases, elastic and compressible, provides thermal and acoustic insulation, it is a fire retardant and highly abrasion-re…

08 . Jan . 2019
intro - Components

Reusable and biodegradable, cork is one of the most versatile and sustainable raw materials in the world. It is impermeable to liquids and gases, elastic, compressible, hypoallergenic, highly resistant, light and buoyant. Unique characteristics that the items in the MATERIA collection celebrate and take advantage of e…

31 . Jul . 2017
Walking comfort, freedom of design, silent and warm thanks to cork

The flooring industry demands freedom of design, silent and warm. With NRT Inside, these requirements will be met. The air pockets in cork store heat, inviting you to go barefoot. Once again the cork closed cell structure is explored for the application benefit. Cork cells are tiny, irregular, pentagonal or hexagonal p…

Panels and Composites 30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites
Our Corecork range of products enhance the scope of core materials for composite structures with unique properties.

Cork’s elastic structure composed of closed air filled impermeable cells brings features such as noise and vibration attenuation as well as thermal insulation, making it a versatile core alternative for open and closed mold processes in the composites industry. Its specific formulation ensures a natural perforation for…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
If you had to highlight two major advantages of cork, which ones would you choose?

One of the things that I find really fascinating about cork is that, in many ways, it acts like a very dense memory foam. It always bounces back to its original form after being subjected to mechanical pressure. This unique trait is a result of its iconic hexagonal cellular structure that also gives the material the ab…

Blog 24 . Oct . 2019
Blog
Cork is one of these eco-friendly and sustainable materials.

Of 100 % natural origin and from a renewable source, it has a number of properties that make it hard to match. It’s light, elastic, fire- and moisture-resistant, hypoallergenic and impermeable to liquids and gases. In construction, it stands out due to its thermal and acoustic insulation capabilities.     Build with G…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
Blog
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2. It makes a difference in the lives of people who depend on it Cork is an important social and economic development factor for Western Mediterranean countries, enabling people to continue living and working in arid and semi-arid areas. In addition to thousands of direct jobs, the cork oak forest generates various oth…

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